If you want to hear J.S.Watts reading her poetry and prose live, or attend one of her workshops, check out the events below.

2024 Readings and Events

Thurs 4 Apr 7.30pm (Poetry)                       Barn Tales                                                                The Vic, 1 Ickleford Road, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1TJ                         Pay What You Feel

Sun 12 May 2pm (Poetry)                            Word Habit                                                               The Brewery Tap, 21 East Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2TP FREE

Sat 18 May 11am (Poetry)                Tomorrow and What Comes After - A reading and Q&A    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts, AL10      FREE                                                with J.S. Watts (University of Hertfordshire, Festival of Ideas) 

Sun 19 May 10am-4pm (Fiction & Poetry)       Hertfordshire Book Festival                                         Southern Maltings, Kibes Ln, Ware, Herts, SG12 7BS
(Fantasy Forum 3pm-4pm)

Tues 4 June (Talk)                                      Care Home Event                                                                                            (private event)

2023 Readings and Events

Weds 13 Apr 7.30pm (Poetry)                     Sudbury Cafe Poets                                                         Quaker Meeting House, 22 Friars Street, Sudbury, Suffolk

Weds 3 May 7.30pm (story telling)             True Stories Told Live                                                        NCI Centre, Holland St., Cambridge

Fri 12 May 8pm (Poetry)                              Ware Poets                                                                      Ware Arts Centre. Kibes Lane, Ware, Herts, SG12 7BS      
£5 (concessions £4)

Sat 3 June 3.25pm approx (poetry)             Strawberry Fair                                                                Wild Strawberries Stage, Midsummer Common, Cambridge

Thurs 27 Jul 3pm (Poetry)                            Hitchin Festival - Halsey's Deli                                      10-11 Market Place, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1DS
£15 (includes price of a drink)

Thurs 28 Sept 6.30pm (Poetry)                   Live Lit Jam #4: Movie Night                              Room 117, Coslett Building, ARU, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT

Thurs 5 Oct 3.30pm (Poetry)                        National Poetry Day - Refuge                                        Baldock Library, Simpson Drive, Baldock, SG7 6DH

J.S. Watts with Richard Cook, Nick Barraclough, Michelle Shepherd-Barron, Al Dixon and Phil Meyler at True Stories Told Live (Cambridge) - May 2023 (photo by Steve Reynolds)

J.S.Watts with John Tarrow at the Herts Book Festival in Hertford, May 2022

J.S.Watts reading at Stevenage Festival, June  2019 as part of Parnassus poetry (photo with thanks to Chris Ripple)

J.S.Watts reading at The 1000 Monkeys, Guildford - 4th June 2018
(Photograph by Janice Dempsey)

J.S.Watts reading at the Feminist Poetry Jamboree, "Holding The Line", Kings Cross, London - 8th April 2017
(Photograph by Cathy Pyle)                                                                           

                                                             J.S.Watts reading at the book launch for "Years Ago You Coloured Me" - 29th March 2016

J.S.Watts performing at Beast and Bards, Cambridge - 21st February 2015
(photograph by Matt Widgery)

J.S.Watts performing at Rhythms of the World, Hitchin -  2nd August 2014

J.S.Watts reading at Scribal Gathering, Stony Stratford - March 2013
      J.S.Watts reading at the Winter Into Spring event in support of Bassingbourn Book Cafe - 10th February 2012

                                  J.S.Watts reading in Royston Library as part of the 2011 Royston Arts Festival  - 30th September 2011